Recap - Magic Defeat Miami 104-95
|Recap - Magic Defeat Miami 104-95|
Miami was victimized for 24 points and 18 rebounds by Dwight Howard as the Magic defeated the Heat 104-95 in NBA action on Wednesday.
The Magic were a 4-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 188.5.
J.J. Redick had 20 points for Orlando and Brandon Bass chipped in with 18 points. Jameer Nelson had 14 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 18 boards.
The Heat got a 25-point performance from LeBron James, who was supported by 21 points from Chris Bosh. Carlos Arroyo had 5 assists in a losing cause for Miami, while Dwyane Wade grabbed 7 rebounds.
The Magic hit the break leading 51-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
Orlando won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-38.
Next game, Orlando takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Miami, they head home to face Philadelphia.